No trip to Dallas is complete without seeing some gorgeous scenery! The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden stretches over 66-acres on the shores of White Rock Lake. It’s the perfect place for a glimpse of nature inside the city. You’ll find twenty different gardens to explore, each with their own unique style.
Walk down Crape Myrtle Allee, a vast walkway lined with majestic crape myrtle trees. Don’t miss The Nancy Clements Seay Magnolia Glade, which features a waterway, fountains, two types of Magnolia trees, and a variety of beautiful flowers. For visitors with children, make sure to see The Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden! Kids can explore eight acres of educational and fun galleries. You won’t find a more beautiful and natural setting in Dallas. They also offer many fun food options, including a seated tea and a grilled cheese station!
Dallas may be known for football and rodeos, but the city has so much more to offer! Dallas has developed into a diverse and exciting metropolis filled with art, music and culture. Explore some of the city’s best art museums during your next visit.
Nasher Sculpture Center
See over three hundred sculptures at the Nasher Sculpture Center in the heart of downtown Dallas. The center has elegantly designed indoor and outdoor exhibition space filled with natural light. You can see rotating exhibitions and special collections. Make it a day and break for lunch in their on-site café by Wolfgang Puck!
Dallas Museum of Art
Established in 1903, the Dallas Museum of Art features an outstanding collection of more than 23,000 works of art from over 5,000 years of history. The museum is committed to representing multiple mediums of art across all cultures. General admission is free, and you can purchase admission to special exhibitions if you’d like to see more. Be sure to stop by the DMA Museum Store on your way out to bring home a souvenir.